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3 bedroom barn for sale

Brown Hill Barn, Castle Road, Colne BB8 7RA

Guide Price £200,000



Key features

  • Traditional stone middle barn
  • Full planning permission for conversion to create a 3 bedroom property
  • Open plan layout to ground floor
  • Double garage and terraced garden
  • Delightful views
  • 18.58 acres of land available separately

Full description

Brown Hill Barn enjoys a pleasant position adjoining open countryside on the north eastern edge of the busy market town of Colne just 1 mile from the town centre. Colne provides an excellent range of services including the flagship Boundary Mill store, shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. There are a number of primary schools within the town, three secondary schools and Nelson and Colne College. The railway station links the town with Nelson, Brierfield, Burnley, Preston and Blackpool. Colne has access by road, being at the head of the M65 motorway, to the larger local business centres of east Lancashire and the wider motorway networks of the M62 and M6.

This traditional middle stone barn is set slightly back from Castle Road with a separate vehicle access that extends around the end house before opening into a generous yard area behind. Across the yard is a separate detached range of general storage buildings which under the approved scheme are to be demolished and replaced in part with a new build detached double garage. Adjacent to the barn and shown edged blue on the sale plan is a block of meadow and pasture land extending in total to about 7.519 hectares (18.58 acres) which is available for sale by separate negotiation, either as a whole or in part.

Pendle Borough Council granted planning permission for an imaginative scheme prepared by the planning and development team at David Hill LLP allowing the conversion of the barn to form a dwelling with detached garage following the demolition of agricultural storage buildings. Application Ref: 19/0501/FUL dated 16 October 2019.

A copy of the plans and decision notice are available for inspection at the agent's office or alternatively electronic copies of the documents can be emailed. There will be a charge for hard copies.

The approved scheme provides accommodation on two floors which briefly comprises the following:

Ground Floor
Entrance with separate W.C., utility, open plan dining/living area with kitchen and sun room.

First Floor
Central landing, bathroom, three bedrooms with one en suite.

Approximate Gross Internal Floor Area (excluding voids) 190sqm (2045 sqft)

The approved scheme provides for gardens to both front and rear together with space for private parking and turning. The approved detached double garage is (6.00m x 5.50m).

General Notes
The purchasers of Brown Hill Barn will erect a new boundary dry stone wall along the new eastern boundary with No.3 Brown Hill Row and a new timber post and five rail fence along the new north boundary and short section of western boundary.

Overage Clause
The additional land shown edged blue on the sale plan is subject to an overage clause in respect of future residential development. The vendors and their successors in title will be entitled to 50% of any uplift in value generated by the grant of planning permission for residential development. The overage clause will have a term of 25 years.

We understand the barn is connected to mains electricity and mains water. There is no mains gas at the property.


From Skipton head west on the A59 to the Broughton roundabout and take the first exit onto the A56. Continue on the A56 passing through the villages of Thornton in Craven, Earby and Sough taking the first exit at the Kelbrook roundabout onto the A56 (Colne Road). Continue on the A56 passing through Foulridge and after about 0.75 miles turn left onto Castle Road. Brown Hill Barn can be found on the left after about 0.5 miles. A for sale sign has been erected.

Subject: Brown Hill Barn, Castle Road, Colne BB8 7RA